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foray

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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forayfor‧ay /ˈfɒreɪ $ ˈfɔː-, ˈfɑː-/ noun [countable]  1 TRY TO DO OR GET somethinga short attempt at doing a particular job or activity, especially one that is very different from what you usually doforay into It will be my first foray into local government. Wright is about to make his first foray into the music business.2 PMAa short sudden attack by a group of soldiers, especially in order to get food or suppliesraidforay into their nightly forays into enemy territory3 TRAVELa short journey somewhere in order to get something or do something syn tripforay into/to We make regular forays to France to buy wine.foray verb [intransitive]
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forayFor many it was their first foray into politics.His foray into biography is also a resounding success.Neblett agrees and says he uses canvas bags on his shopping forays.Other species continue their forays well into the night.make ... forayAfter making a foray into Bessie's pantry, Lucien helped himself to a quick meal of bread and meat.The Vadiamians keep some open and make forays on to the surface for obscure sorts of research.The cabby now began making wider forays from the taxi, still looking for a cop.Other fish live basically in water but make brief forays out of it.The rioters did make the occasional foray, but north of the Santa Monica Freeway the thin blue line swiftly grew thicker.King Godfred made extensive forays into Frisia, and subdued the Abotrites and Wiltzes.Simpson and the children have made a few forays into the Brentwood community where he was once a constant fixture.President Robert Batscha would make regular forays West to draw financial support from the people and enterprises whose work is ostensibly honored.make ... foraysThe Vadiamians keep some open and make forays on to the surface for obscure sorts of research.The cabby now began making wider forays from the taxi, still looking for a cop.Other fish live basically in water but make brief forays out of it.King Godfred made extensive forays into Frisia, and subdued the Abotrites and Wiltzes.Simpson and the children have made a few forays into the Brentwood community where he was once a constant fixture.President Robert Batscha would make regular forays West to draw financial support from the people and enterprises whose work is ostensibly honored.
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